Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Ireland

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary Ireland comprises of several counties, cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland.


  • Place
    Nilteen, Nalteen
  • County
    Antrim
  • Parish
  • Content
    NILTEEN, or NALTEEN, a grange, in the barony of UPPER ANTRIM, county of ANTRIM, and province of ULSTER, 3.50 miles (E.) from Antrim town, on the Six-Mile-Water river; containing 1109 inhabitants. According to the Ordnance Survey, it comprises 2727.75 statute acres, all superior arable land. It is one of the four denominations which constitute the union of Donegore, in the diocese of Connor ; the vicarial tithes payable to the incumbent of Donegore, amount to £124. 0s. 11.50d. ; the rectorial tithes, payable to Jas. Moore, Esq., of Clover Hill, to £248. 1s. 11d. Within the Grange are three pay schools, in which about 65 boys and 40 girls are taught ; there is also a Sunday school.